CPP Events - January 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
            1 Happy New Year
2 Public Holiday in lieu of 01 Jan 3 Public Holiday in lieu of 02 Jan 4 Findochty Community Council 5 Burghead & Cummingston District Council 6 7 8
9 Keith St Rufus Park Regeneration Group Meeting 10 Elgin Community Council 11 Forres Area Forum 12 Volunteer Event / Elgin Transport Strategy Consultation 13 14 FACT Coffee Morning / Elgin Transport Strategy Consultation 15
16 Lossiemouth CC / tsiMORAY Children & Young People's Forum 17 Dufftown & District CC / Cullen & Deskford Community Council / Applying for Funding 18 19 Forres Community Council 20 Deadline for School Catchment Area consultation 21 22
23 Buckie & District Community Council 24 25 Burns Night Lennox Community Council / tsiMORAY Environment & Sustainability Forum 26 Findhorn & Kinloss Community Council 27 28 Keith St Rufus Park Regeneration Group Community Event 29
30 Becoming More Enterprising / Moray Disability Forum Event 31 Keith St Rufus Park Regeneration Group AGM          


Ongoing Events

  • Crime and Community Justice Survey: the Moray Community Planning Partnership is asking for residents’ views on crime and community justice in Moray. Results from the survey will be help to shape the new approach to community justice in the area from April 2017. The survey is open to anyone who lives in the Moray area. The partnership is keen to hear from people across all parts of the area, and from all parts of the community. Click here to take the survey. Craigforth (independent researchers) are managing the survey on behalf of the partnership. Residents can contact Craigforth on freephone 0800 027 2245 with any questions about the survey.
  • Elgin Transport Strategy Consultation: following consultation in 2016, the Elgin Transport Strategy Consultation period is now open. Moray residents are encouraged to attend the public drop-in sessions and complete the survey. For more information please Click here.
  • Consultation on School Catchment Area amendments 2016-7 is open until 20 January 2017: Moray Council is proposing to vary the catchment areas of Bishopmill, Lhanbryde, Linkwood, Seafield and West End Primary Schools, Elgin Academy, Elgin High School and Milne's High School. For more information click here.
  • MADP Consultation: The purpose of the Moray Alcohol and Drug Partnership (MADP) is to improve life for people in Moray by preventing and reducing the impact alcohol and drug misuse has on individuals, their families and communities. Engagement and involvement is central to delivering this. It helps build understanding, trust and confidence in their work, ensures they understand and focus on what matters to people and that decisions are informed by harnessing the knowledge and expertise of people in our communities.The MADP is developing a plan to support citizen engagement and involvement in its work so that everyone has opportunities to help improve services and support. A draft of the plan with proposed actions is available for consultation here. You can respond to the online survey here. The closing date for responses is 30 January 2017. If you require printed copies of the plan which includes the response form, please contact Fiona McPherson, Public Involvement Officer, on 01343 567187.
  • Functional Assessment Consultation: The Council is reviewing how we assess and award additional points for housing due to health or disability issues. Consultation has begun on the proposed changes: for more information about the proposals and to access the survey please visit the consultation page on our website. The consultation will end on Tuesday 31 January 2017.  The outcome from the consultation will be presented to the Council’s Communities Committee on 7 March 2017. After the consultation, your comments will be used to develop the functional assessment process. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact the housing policy team on 0300 1234566.
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) ongoing engagement with interest groups (e.g. social enterprises, small businesses, etc.)
  • Police Scotland conducts ongoing online engagement activities.
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) Station Managers with responsibility for each area attend local area forum meetings on a quarterly basis.
  • The Skills Development Scotland (SDS) team in Elgin often hold events to support people looking for work